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How to create a Portable SLAX USB Flash Drive. This guide will show you how to easily install SLAX to a portable USB device via Windows. SLAX is a small Live Linux CD distribution created by Tomas Matejicek. SLAX is basically a stripped down version of Slackware Linux. It uses the unification file system or (unionfs) allowing a read only filesystem to behave as a writable filesystem which allows the user to save system wide changes without a secondary persistent partition.
My Slax Creator is a great tool to use for remastering your ISO's. You can also use it to extract your ISO to a USB Stick or burn to a CD. There are quite a few nice options in My Slax Creator… I have not found it to be 100% bug-proof, but it does have some great features and will get the job done.
Cheatcodes for SLAX Booting parameters or cheatcodes, are used to manipulate the booting process of Linux. Some of them are common for all Linux versions, others are specific to SLAX only. You can use cheatcodes to enable or disable specific hardware detection, to start SLAX from a harddisk or other media, to skip the login prompt and start GUI, etc.
The following SLAX Boot CD can be used to boot SLAX 6.0.9 from a USB device on computers using a system bios that does not natively support booting from USB. It could also be used to boot SLAX Linux from a flash drive on an intel based Apple Mac, MacBook, or MacBook Pro that uses EFI instead of a bios. This SLAX USB Boot CD was created by Tomas M (the creator of SLAX) for SLAX.